A trip up the Rhine in the 1930s - unedited material.
Unedited material. Views from a moving boat on the Rhine. Bridge. A steam boat passes by. Castle. Ropes are untied from a bollard as the boat moves off. Paddle steamer moves past. People disembark from the boat as others get on. View of a village on a hillside. A man and woman relax at the back of the boat. He looks through binoculars she reclines in the sun wearing a hat. View from their perspective of houses on the riverbank. Various views from the boat as it moves along, some with passengers in shot. A group of people sit at a table in the boat with wine bottles on the tables.
The passengers look at the views. Churches on the riverbank. Tugboat (?) pulls barges. Views of passengers on the boat sitting at tables and looking at the view through binoculars. Mountains. Close view of the men sailing the boat. Houses on the riverbank. Top shot of the side of the boat making waves - lifeboat visible. Fishing boats, small kayak. C/U of back of captain's head as he steers the ship. View of fields on a hillside. Masts with two small flags flying. More landscapes and shots from on board the boat. Various villages and towns.
Paddle steamer "Overstolz" passes close by to our boat. Passengers on the paddle steamer wave to our cameraman. Another paddle steamer "Stolzenfelz" passes by the camera. Passengers disembark from a boat via a walkway with the words "Koln-Dusseld..." visible. View from the side of the ship as it travels along. Woman leans on the side of the boat and looks at the view. Man in hat smokes a cigarette, the boat passes some barges. Hotel Morbach is passed.
Smoking man looks out over the side of the boat at the view. Paddle steamer. Women sit inside boat and look out at views. More landscapes from the boat. Woman reads a paper. Three young women sit at the back of the boat - possibly in traditional dress - very dark. German flag flies at the back of the boat. Better view of the girls - they chat. More views including houses on riverbanks, churches, boats, villages, trees, paddle steamers, castles, hillsides.
Inside the cabin, man at the helm in sailors hat and coat. Inside the boat people sit at tables and look at the view. Woman leans over the side of the boat, possibly taking a photograph with a box camera. More views. Closer view of barges passing by. Passenger boat passes a castle. Closer view of the castle which is right at the waters edge. Man in a rowing boat. More views, dusk. Town street with cafe visible. Municipal building - town hall?